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Adrian has asked me to make these available to members: BMFA – ‘A’ test Powerpoint Presentation BMFA – AS Handbook 2017 Fixed Wing Power Certificates 2017   These are ‘PDF’ or ‘PPT’ files. You may need the appropriate reader on your system to view them.   These and similar documents now have a permanent home […]

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Many of you will know that Mick’s Phoenix has been occupying a lofty position at the top of a tree for about a month. Determined efforts to retrieve it, including one involving the near destruction of Chris’s drone, have been made, but to no avail. It stubbornly stayed at the top of the tree. However, […]

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I have often wondered what views could be seen from my glider when at it’s highest point. Mystery solved – Chris very kindly lent me his Mobius camera to kill my curiosity. After a couple of inches of Velcro were applied to my wing Chris stuck the Mobius on and launched the all-seeing Phoenix into the cloudy sky. After […]

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Some of you might remember that some weeks ago Mel told us of a lady, Rose Meredith,  whose husband had died and left a houseful of assorted RC models and equipment that she was trying to dispose of. One of the models caught my eye and I made contact with Rose through Mel and eventually […]

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After visiting St Agnes Head earlier this year and doing a little slope soaring there I came away thinking that it was a great place to fly, so I thought I would suggest a club trip down to Cornwall for a few days. Three of us drove down there on the Sunday, the rest followed […]

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